Course at a Glance

October 12
HSU Campus: Harry Griffith Hall, Room 227

Multicultural Experiences & Spanish Conversations


With Elizabeth Galvez-Hard

Through casual and hands-on activities, you will develop a deeper understanding on the similarities and differences among Latin American countries and the use of the Spanish language. Understand regional and local customs and the use of common everyday ways to orally communicate. Learn what countries have to offer and what to look for when visiting, or that have clientele or families that students will come in contact with.

Every country is different in so many ways, and this knowledge will assure great outcomes and create new friends. As a native of Chile and world traveler, the instructor hopes to share her own experiences. Bring your experiences, and together we will learn about he world around us. No prior experiences are required.

Sat., Oct. 12 • 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.


HSU Campus: Harry Griffith Hall, Room 227

$35 • Class #: 43841

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Ellie Galvez-Hard

Ellie Galvez-Hard

Ellie Galvez-Hard was born and raised in Santiago, Chile. She came to the U.S. in 1972 and lived in California, and then Germany, Colombia, and Mexico. She has also traveled to Argentina, Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala, Ecuador, Italy, Spain, Portugal and France. As a former multicultural educator of teachers at Sonoma State University, she liked learning about other cultures and the similarities and differences that make us who we are. She is a graduate from HSU, and she is a recent retired professor of bilingual elementary teachers. She taught Multicultural Pedagogy at Sonoma State University for over 20 years. Dr. Ellie loves to share her many experiences, as well as learn from others. She is fully bilingual in Spanish and English, and her courses will facilitate conversational Spanish sprinkled with lots of culture.